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Stories from Saturday, August 30, 2008

Frisbie Enters guilty plea (08/30/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A quiet Mark Frisbie entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court Friday to a felony charge of federal program theft. Frisbie, who was elected to two terms as sheriff of Putnam County and resigned his position on Aug. 15, is accused of stealing over $12,000 from the department he served...
Discharge reported at Altra (08/30/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Details were sketchy Friday evening about an accidental biosolid discharge that occurred earlier in the day at Altra Biofuels Indiana LLC, an ethanol plant located in Cloverdale. "Basically all we know at this point is that there was a loss of biosolids," said Amber Finklestein, public information officer for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. "They were accidentally discharged."...
Suicide attempt thwarted (08/30/08)
A Hendricks Country woman found her way to a Putnam County lake before attempting to kill herself. Friday morning a call came into Putnam County 911 about an abandoned car near the boat ramp at Van Bibber Lake. Upon further inspection, it was noticed that the car had valuables signifying that the owner must be nearby...
Airport Appreciation Days coming (08/30/08)
The annual Airport Appreciation Days at the Putnam County Airport is set for Sept. 6 and 7. The EAA Chapter 1374 and Dixie Chopper Business Center and the Putnam County Board of Aviation sponsor the event. Young people ages 8-17 are invited to take part in a free airplane ride with parental or guardian permission...
North Putnam routs Mounties 61-7 (08/30/08)
NEW MARKET -- The North Putnam Cougars football team, currently ranked 9th in the Indiana Football Coaches Association Class 2A poll, traveled to New Market Friday night to play the always tough, Southmont Mounties. The Cougars completely dominated play on both sides of the ball, and on special teams, soundly defeating the Mounties in their first game in their new stadium, 61-7...
Fourth downs do in Eagles in 14-0 loss (08/30/08)
In a hard fought contest, sometimes it's difficult to pinpoint decisive moments in a game. For the South Putnam Eagles three failed fourth down conversions in the second half were key in their 14-0 loss to Tri-West. "The effort was there," Eagles head coach Troy Burgess said. ...
Sparkplugs handle Tiger Cubs (08/30/08)
SPEEDWAY -- Coming into the 2008 season, GHS coach Mike Meyer said his team would show its youth during the year. They are a team with plenty of young talent, but the talent is just that -- young. The Tiger Cubs' youth showed Friday, as they stood toe-to-toe with Speedway for stretches of the first half, but ultimately committed costly mistakes that the veteran-laden Sparkplugs made them pay for...
Cloverdale falls to West Vigo (08/30/08)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Although the Cloverdale Clovers fell behind 16-0 to the home-standing West Vigo Vikings they proved that they were not going to lay down without a real fight. Ultimately the Clovers would fall to the Vikings 22-8 With a break or two the Clovers could have found their first win of the season on the road. ...
GMS teams open with wins (08/30/08)
SPENCER -- The Greencastle Middle School football teams opened the season with a pair of wins at Owen Valley Thursday evening. The seventh grade defeated the Patriots 14-8. The eighth grade shut out the Patriots, 16-0. The teams return to action when they host South Vermillion at 6 p.m. next Thursday...
Pitts-Crum (08/30/08)
Christian Lee Pitts of Greencastle and Rodney Phillip Crum of Kingman were united in marriage at Peace Lutheran Church, Greencastle, on July 19, 2008. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Sue Pitts of Greencastle. She graduated from South Putnam High School in 2002 and Indiana State University in 2008, where she earned a dual degree in elementary and special education...
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